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Friday, October 31, 2014
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Virgin Galactic Virgin Galactic
Virgin Galactic is a company within Richard Branson's Virgin Group which plans to provide sub-orbital spaceflights to space tourists, suborbital launches for space science missions and orbital launches of small satellites. Further in the future Virgin Galactic hopes to offer orbital human spaceflights as well. Virgin Galactic's spacecraft are launched from a large aeroplane, giving the spacecraft more initial speed and altitude than if it were launched from the ground. Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space plane crashed during a test flight over California's Mojave Desert this afternoon, the company said. The pilots, who have not yet been identified, were flying the plane for Virgin Galactic, the space tourism company created by the entrepreneur Richard Branson, and Scaled Composites, the company that designed and built the plane. A report issued by the California Highway Patrol indicated that one pilot died and another suffered a major injury . One pilot was able to . .

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Cleveland Cavaliers Cleveland Cavaliers
The Cleveland Cavaliers (also known as the Cavs) are a professional basketball team based in Cleveland, Ohio. They began playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA) in 1970 as an expansion team. They play their home games at Quicken Loans Arena. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- For the first time, the new Cavaliers were under some pressure -- and they splintered, especially on offense. CLEVELAND — Even the New York Knicks winning the game 95-90 couldn't ruin it. That was the surprising part -- how the Cavs had so much trouble scoring in Thursday's 95-90 loss to the New York Knicks at . The moment Cleveland Cavaliers fans had been waiting for finally arrived.

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Burkina Faso Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso – also known by its short-form name Burkina – is a landlocked country in west Africa. It is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north, Niger to the east, Benin to the southeast, Togo and Ghana to the south, and Côte d'Ivoire to the southwest. The country's capital is Ouagadougou. Its size is 274,200 square kilometres (105,900 sq mi) with an estimated population of more than 15,757,000. But after days of turmoil in which protesters burned the Parliament building here and set fire to the homes of his relatives and aides, President Blaise Compaoré of Burkina Faso announced Friday that he had stepped down — a rare case of the kind of . In a surprise announcement, the leader of the African nation of Burkina Faso said today he will end his nearly three decade rule -– marking a victory for thousands of angry protesters but prompting some uneasiness inside the U.S. national security .

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Eric Frein Eric Frein
Alleged cop killer and survivalist fugitive Eric Frein has been arrested in Pennsylvania. After 7 weeks living off the land in a rugged state forest, a subdued Eric Frein, showing a small cut on his left forehead, was arraigned Friday in Milford, Pa., on a capital murder charge of killing a state trooper with a high-powered rifle. His capture was confirmed by Pennsylvania State Police. For law .

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Before I Go To Sleep Before I Go To Sleep
Before I Go to Sleep is the first novel by S. J. Watson published in Spring 2011. It became both a Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller and has been translated into over 30 languages, and has become a bestseller in France, Canada, Bulgaria and the Netherlands. It reached number 7 on the US bestseller list, the highest position for a debut novel by a British author since J. K. Rowling. The New York Times described the author as an "out-of-nowhere literary sensation". The bloodshot eyeball that opens to greet a brand-new day — and I mean brand-new day — in the thriller Before I Go To Sleep belongs to wealthy English homemaker Christine Lucas (Nicole Kidman). Oscar winners Nicole Kidman (2002's The Hours) and Colin Firth (2011's The King's Speech) played husband and wife in last year's The Railway Man and do so again in Before I Go To Sleep. Christine suffers from psychogenic amnesia, the . But whereas she supported him last time out, this time he returns . .